crowd pleasers
recipes. tips. photos & random good stuff
sophie gilliatt and katherine westwood are the dinner ladies. we love to cook food that makes people happy - and want to share what we know about stress-free cooking.
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Monday 11 April 2016
What Australian childhood is complete without at least one go at making Anzac biscuits? Have a go, we say!
dinnerladies.com.au/blog/post/22/anzac-biscuits
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Monday 29 February 2016
Katherine is a brilliant test case for new dishes, especially those that smack of health, fashionability or hippy weirdiness. Her natural resistance is so high, her prejudices so entrenched, that only the strongest contenders can survive. And so it was with bliss balls, which I'd been bleating to her about for some time.
dinnerladies.com.au/blog/post/21/chocolate-coconut-bliss-bombs
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Friday 26 February 2016
Strawberries and rhubarb are a heavenly combination, with the earthy tangy of rhubarb offsetting the sweet fragrance of the strawberries. Spend 10 minutes making this and you will be rewarded by at least a week's worth of luxurious breakfasts (on granola with a dollop of yoghurt, on French toast, on pancakes...) or top with a crumble for a quick dessert for six.
dinnerladies.com.au/blog/post/20/strawberry-rhubarb-compote
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Tuesday 23 February 2016
These deliciously nutty burgers, with pesto flavours of basil and parmesan, are "meaty" enough to satisfy even the most hardened carnivore.
dinnerladies.com.au/blog/post/18/freekeh-burgers-with-cashews-and-basil
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Thursday 28 January 2016
There is a looming tomato crisis in my garden. At the beginning of the summer growing season, through a combination of busyness and laziness, I repeatedly missed the opportunity to plant our annual crop of tomatoes. Weeks then months passed, with the vegie patch receiving little or no attention but then, as I looked out one summer’s morning, I saw that where there had been a patch of soil in a tastefully rustic raised garden bed, there were now three flourishing tomato plants, already top-heavy with fruit.
dinnerladies.com.au/blog/post/17/spaghetti-with-roast-tomatoes-and-eggplant
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